Matilda is a genius. Unfortunately her parents are too stupid to notice, and her horrible headmistress The Trunchbull is bullying everybody at Crunchem Hall. But Matilda has a trick or two up her sleeve...
Nobody has heard from Willy Wonka or his amazing chocolate factory for years. When he invites the winners of five Golden Tickets to visit his factory, the whole world is after those tickets!
Witches absolutely detest children. To a witch, a child smells like dogs' droppings. And now the Grand High Witch is planning to get rid of every child in England - can anybody stop them?
James Henry Trotter lives with his two horrid aunts, Spiker and Sponge. He hasn't got a single friend in the whole wide world - that is, until he meets some rather peculiar insects aboard a giant, magical peach!
The Big Friendly Giant is unlike all the other giants. For a start, he doesn't like to eat people - and it's not long before he and orphan Sophie become the very best of friends.
Three horrid farmers - Boggis, Bunce and Bean - hate cunning Mr Fox, who outwits them at every turn. But poor Mr Fox and his friends don't realise how determined the farmers are to get them...
Mr Twit hates his wife. Mrs Twit detests her husband. This repulsive pair like nothing more than playing wicked tricks on one another. Sooner or later, things are going to go too far...
Saying things backwards can make magic happen. Just ask Mr Hoppy and Mrs Silver! Esio Trot is the story of a very shy man and a very kind woman, and a small tortoise called Alfie who brings them together.
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog.
Don't gobblefunk around with words.
We are now about to visit the most marvellous places and see the most wonderful things!
James and the Giant Peach
It doesn't matter who you are or what you look like so long as somebody loves you.
If you have good thoughts, they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
Never grow up. Always down.
George's Marvellous Medicine
Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
Billy and the Minpins
The Royal Shakespeare Company have given fans of Matilda the Musical a peek behind the scenes ahead of the West End Production reopening tonight.
Our new collection of pyjamas and bedding for kids is now available at Very.co.uk.
Mr Wonka was certainly lucky when Charlie found the final Golden Ticket – we can’t think of anyone more generous or kind to take over the world-famous chocolate factory. Let’s take a look at his best moments...
Roald Dahl loved telling bedtime stories to his children, and one of their favourites was about a family of foxes who lived under a huge beech tree at the top of their garden.
Discover our new kidswear collection at Marks & Spencer.
Model making students from the National Film and Television School have brought Roald Dahl’s Writing Hut to life... with a twist in the tail! See the model on display at the Roald Dahl Museum this summer, as part of the 'Imagining Fantastic Mr Fox' exhibition.
Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity is committing to raise nearly £1m to establish and support seven new specialist nursing posts in the NHS to care for children and young people with epilepsy. The move is in response to calls by NHS nursing leaders for improved safety for children and young people with epilepsy, including their transition from paediatric to adult services.
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visits the Whittington Hospital, North London to that Roald Dahl Specialist Nurses on International Nurses' Day
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, is excited to announce its phased re-opening plans, following the latest period of closure due to the Covid-19 lockdown.
Stories are good for you.
Roald Dahl said, "If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely."
We believe in doing good things.
Ten percent of The Roald Dahl Story Company Limited’s (company number 11099347) operating profit goes to charity. This all means we give lots of money to good causes.